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Demographic Variables Impact on Individual Investment Return

Version 1 : Received: 15 March 2022 / Approved: 16 March 2022 / Online: 16 March 2022 (14:26:08 CET)

How to cite: Huq Khan, M.F.; Ahmed, F. Demographic Variables Impact on Individual Investment Return. Preprints 2022, 2022030234 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202203.0234.v1). Huq Khan, M.F.; Ahmed, F. Demographic Variables Impact on Individual Investment Return. Preprints 2022, 2022030234 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202203.0234.v1).

Abstract

The study tries to find out the impact of investors demographic variables on the return from the stock market. The data has been collected from the brokerage and Marchant banks for individual investors investments, return and demographic characteristics. The research covers the period from 2009 to 2021 and have a decade long enough to identify the trend. The structural break in the data also been adjusted to avoid any kind of endogeneity. The regression results suggest that demographic variables affect the investment pattern and beta return for the investors. the demographic variables such as education, location and experience have positive links with the beta whereas age and income show negative association. The education, income and experience variables are also found to be significant in the empirical analysis.

Keywords

Stock Market; Individual return; Bangladesh

Subject

SOCIAL SCIENCES, Finance

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